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CSPAN
Oct 6, 2012 11:50pm EDT
dukakis picked lloyd bentsen of texas. the two candid for about 25 years apart in age, something that provided one of the defining moments. there was held in omaha, neb.. is about one hour and 35 minutes. >> good evening. on behalf of the commission of presidential debates i am pleased to welcome me to the vice presidential debate. i am judy woodruff. my colleagues are tom brokaw of nbc news, and a brit hume of abc news. the importance of tonight the president is underscored by two fax. both george bush and michael bad -- michael dukakis said their running mates would reveal a lot about themselves. based on the history, there is almost a 50-50 chance that one of the men here tonight will become president of the united states. the candidates are senator dan quayle and lloyd bentsen, the democratic nominee. [applause] for the next 90 minutes, we will be questioning the candidates following a format designed and agreed to by representatives of the two campaigns. however, there are america rigid restrictions on the questions my colleagues and i may ask. the first question goes to senator
CSPAN
Oct 11, 2012 5:00pm EDT
dukakis. he has said that he does not want to clone himself, but you disagree with him on some major issues, a that the in nicaragua conference, did the death penalty, gun-control among others. if you had to step into the presidency, whose agenda would you pursue, yours or his? >> i am delighted to respond to that question. because we agree on so many things and in the best majority of the issues, we agree on the fact we have to cut this deficit. and governor dukakis has been able to cut the deficit ten budgets in a row in the state of massachusetts. while he lowered the tax burden on the people from one of the highest to one of the law were in the united states. that is a major sense of achievement and i admire that and i'm just delighted to be on the ticket with him. governor dukakis and i agree that we ought to have a trade policy for this country. but we've seen this administration more than double the national debt, that they've moved this country from the number one lender nation in the world to the number one destination in the world under their administration. they have not h
NBC
Oct 7, 2012 11:00am EDT
. >> governor, if kitty dukakis were raped and murdered, would you favor an irrevocable death penalty for the killer? >> no, i don't, bernard, and i think you know i opposed the death penalty during all of my life. i don't see any evidence it's a deterrent and i think there are better and more effective ways to deal with violent crime. chris: speaking of time travel, andrea, you were sitting on the panel that year, that very year. jim lehrer's book on the debate includes the panelists, including you discussed bernie's question in the greenroom and there was concern among your group about asking that question. what was the feeling then? >> the feeling was, you saw three women, ann compton, margaret warner, myself and bernie. bernie had one question to ask as the moderator and we each got two and the format was tight and controlled and had a feeling we were sharing notes because we cannot didn't want to repeat each other because there would be no opportunity to follow up. this is what he said he would ask. think back, 1988, people didn't can those questions and we looked coiled and mayb
CSPAN
Oct 20, 2012 10:05pm EDT
warner for governor dukakis. >> good evening, governor, mr. vice president. governor, you won the first debate on intellect, and yet you lost it on heart. >> just a minute. >> you'll get your turn. >> i don't know if the vice president agrees with that. >> the american public admired your performance, but didn't seem to like you much. now, ronald reagan has found his personal warmth to be a tremendous political asset. do you think that a president has to be likable to be an effective leader? >> margaret, may i go back and just say to the vice president that i didn't raid the pension fund of massachusetts you are dead wrong, george, we didn't do that. as a matter of fact, i'm the first governor in the history of my state to fund that pension system, and i'm very proud of that. [applause] i have been in politics for twenty-five years, margaret. i've won a lot of elections. i've lost a few, as you know, and learned from those losses. i won the democratic nomination in fifty-one separate contests. i think i'm a reasonably likable guy. [laughter, scattered applause] i'm serious though. i thi
CSPAN
Oct 21, 2012 2:50am EDT
governor dukakis go through this election without explaining some of these very liberal positions. he's the one a liberal, traditional liberal a progressive liberal democrat. he's the one that brought up, to garner primary votes, the whole question of the aclu. and i have enormous difference with the aclu on their politic agenda. not on their defending some minority opinion on the right or the left. i support that. but what i don't like is this left wing political agenda and therefore i have to help define that and if he's unwilling to do it, if he says ideology doesn't matter, i don't agree with him. [applause] >> one minute from governor dukakis. >> well, margaret, we've heard it again tonight and i'm not surprised, the labels. i guess the vice president two or three times, said i was coming from the left. in 1980, president reagan called you a liberal for voting for federal gun control. and this is something republicans have used for a long time. they tried it with franklin roosevelt and harry truman and john kennedy. it's not labels. it's our vision of america. and we have two
CSPAN
Oct 7, 2012 2:00pm EDT
dukakis said their selections of a running mate would reveal a lot about themselves. and based on the history since world war ii, there is almost a 50-50 chance that one of the two men here tonight will become president of the united states. the candidates are senator dan quayle, the republican nominee, and senator lloyd bentsen, the democratic nominee. [applause] >> for the next 90 minutes we will be questioning the candidates following a format designed and agreed to by representatives of the two campaigns. however, there are no restrictions on the questions that my colleagues and i may ask this evening. by prior agreement between the two candidates, the first question goes to senator quayle, and you have two minutes to respond. senator, you have been criticized, as we all know, for your decision to stay out of the vietnam war, for your poor academic record. but more troubling to some are some of the comments that have been made by people in your own party. just last week former secretary of state haig said that your pick was the dumbest call george bush could have made. your leader
CSPAN
Oct 22, 2012 1:00am EDT
personal then within three weeks the campaign folded. michael dukakis. when he was asked about what he would do to give the opposition to capital punishment but doesn't god have a human side at all? ribisi into the capabilities out for not because of one event but they see real exaggerated he said he helped to create the injured men. not invent. he was important to create the legislation but then the story him and his wife for the models of the story. then he is a serial exaggerate year. that hurt him in the end. >> host: why did dead gaffe '04 president clinton, a georgia be bush why are those not fatal mistakes? >> what else is going on in the world at the time? >> to ask the question what should we do in iran? he said all my ran. very few people remember that. it was crowded out. i compare that to hillary clinton being under fire in bosnia. the media would say is this true? then she was greeted at the airport with flowers and the general said no. then obama's started to look at her credibility. it was so dramatic we feel that people like to us. this is as close as the candidate s
MSNBC
Oct 13, 2012 2:00pm EDT
dukakis. it was 24 years ago today that george h.w. bush squared off against dukakis in the second debate. it followed the war in which they painted dukakis as weak on crime and so this was how that debate began. >> the first question goes to governor dukakis. you have two minutes to respond. governor, if kitty dukakis were raped and murdered, would you favor and irrevocable death penalty for the killer? >> no, i don't, bernard, and i think you know i've opposed the death penalty all of my light. i don't see it as evidence as a deterrent. i think there are better and more effective ways to fight crime and we've down so in my state. we've had the biggest drop, why we have the lowest murder in any state in america but we have work to do in this nation. we have work do to fight a real war, not a phony war against drugs and that's something i want to lead, something we haven't had ore the course of the past many years eve though the vice president has been at least allegedly in charge of that war. >> and so it went. bubba and the boss. president obama and bruce springsteen will appear
MSNBC
Oct 4, 2012 10:00pm PDT
assertive, clever presidential debate moderators. >> the first question goes to governor dukakis you have two minute to respond. governor, if kitty dukakis were raped and murdered would you >> the first question goes to governor dukakis you have two minute to respond. governor, if kitty dukakis were raped and murdered would you favor the death penalty for the killer. >> no, i don't bernard and i think you know i owe possess the death penalty in my life. and i think there are better and more effective ways to deal with violent crime. and we have done so in my state. >> and who was the last first lady who was raped and murdered? when did that become something presidents have to become prepared to deal with. give me jim leher over that nonsense any day. coming up. if you were one of the people who declared a winner after watching last night's debate i'm going to ask you to reconsider after tonight's rewrite. and paul ryan will have the time he needs to explain his medicine careplan. and mitt romney says he is going to pay for his tax cuts for the wealthy by cutting 1, 100th of 1% of the fede
ABC
Oct 1, 2012 6:30pm EDT
. >> reporter: and have a plan to handle bizarro curveball questions. >> if kitty dukakis were raped and murdered -- >> reporter: mr. dukakis there governor, answered that death penalty question with policy talk. >> i think there are better and more effective ways to deal with violent crime. >> reporter: -- which did not go well for him. which leads to lesson three -- appearances count, above all. jfk. nixon, just out of the hospital, pale and refusing professional makeup. lighting counts, too. in 1984, reagan's people fussed more over his man mondale did over his and reagan always had a glass of wine just before going on to get the rosy cheeks. lesson four. real debating? so far, after 52 years, not actually required here, so, relax. learn your lines and don't speak in a look at your wristwatch because that will definitely hurt you. besides, 90 minutes and you're done. possibly for good. john donvan, abc news, washington. >> we're so glad you were watching. you may have noticed some differences here in our studio. let us hear from you at abcnews.com. and, of course, "nightline" will be
ABC
Oct 16, 2012 6:30pm EDT
too. al gore worried about sweating. wanted the room 55 degrees and michael dukakis who is quite a bit shorter an the elder george bush negotiated a little boost hidden beneath the carpet behind the podium. take a look at that again. as dukakis goes back behind the podium, he also gets up onto something the debate commission called the "pitcher's mound." and suddenly he's just about as tall as george bush. the obama/romney agreement says no height boost for ito candidate. one of these past candidates, we can't say which one, insisted that the cameras be repositioned so as not to show his bald spot. but never any demands about brown m&ms. jonathan karl, abc news, washington. >>> and we hope you join us tonight at 9:00 p.m., 6:00 pacific, george stephanopoulos and i and the entire political team will be right here for the big debate. thank you for watching. we'll see you soon.
CSPAN
Oct 21, 2012 1:20am EDT
office and his vice president ran as the republican nominee against michael dukakis. this debate on defense and foreign-policy issues was the second of their two meetings that year. it lasts about one hour and a half. >> the colleagues on the panel ann compton of abc news. margaret warner of news week magazine, and andrea mitchell of nbc news. the candidates are, vice president george bush, the republican nominee and governor michael dukakis, the democratic nominee. [applause] for the next 90 minutes we'll be questioning the candidates designed by representatives of the two campaigns. however, there are no restrictions on the questions that my colleagues and i can ask this evening and the candidates have no prior knowledge of our questions. by agreement between the candidates, the first question goes to governor dukakis. you have two minutes to respond. governor if kitty dukakis were raped and murdered, would you favor an irrevocable death penalty for the killer? >> no, i don't, bernard. and i think you know i opposed the death penalty. i don't see any evidence that it's a deterrent
CSPAN
Oct 21, 2012 1:00pm EDT
just kind of folded. i think michael dukakis problem in terms of presidential debates when he was asked about what he would do if his wife is and he gave a lawyerly kind of answer, a defense of his opposition to capital punishment. on the sudden, does this guy have a human tide at all? so it's those things that we kind of see in the capabilities or the character of the individual. i think al gore was irked over the years, not because of one event, but because of his being pointed out as a serial exaggerator. any one of those stories coming you could explain away he'd never invented the internet. he said he helped create the internet. we have the perception of him being a laboratory, sitting on the computer. i mean, he was very important in terms of creating the arpanet, which became the internet from legislation. but he had that story than a story about he and his wife were the models for the book love story. the office said no, that not quite true. so he can appoint all these together in cities kind of a serial exaggerator. and i think that hurt him in the long run. >> host: then
CSPAN
Oct 22, 2012 12:00pm EDT
michael dukakis. the debate took place in los angeles. this is an hour and a half. >> the call is on the panel are ann compton of abc news. week margaret warner of newsweekchell ngazine, and andrea mitchell of nbc news. the candidates are vice eorge but george bush the republican nominee and governor michael dukakis, t nominee for the next 90 minutes we'll be questioning the candidates designed by representatives of the two campaigns. however, there are no restrictions on the questions that my colleagues and i can ask this evening and the candidates have no prior knowledge of our questions. by agreement between the candidates, the first question goes to governor dukakis. you have two minutes to respond. governor if kitty dukakis were raped and murdered, would you favor an irrevocable death penalty for the killer? >> no, i don't, bernard. and i think you know i opposed the death penalty. i don't see any evidence that it's a deterrent and i think there are better an more effective ways to deal with violent crimes. we've done so in my own state. it's one of the reasons why we've had the
MSNBC
Oct 16, 2012 3:00pm EDT
punishment. what dukakis did was never mentioned his wife in the course of the answer. that tells you about chakt. he was the one that said i was the guy that delivered the newspapers on time and was always in school on time. that didn't come through. the public makes a decision on the candidates based not just on the flat form or resume or what the specifics are on the debates. at the end of the night i always say that the couple i'd like to be with are undecided, and there's sitting in their living room in ohio or in virginia or in wisconsin or any of the battleground states. one turns to the other and says, i could live with him. what do you think? most couples decide not to cancel each other's vote. so that's a big test. >> all right. >> tom brokaw, thanks again for taking a spin on "the cycle." you look good at that table, man. hope to see you again soon. up next, an honest question. what do voters actually get out of these debates? we've seen a variety of formats already, but is there an even better way? we'll explore the possibilities as "the cycle" rolls on life from hofstra u
CNN
Oct 3, 2012 8:00am PDT
, give unitedhealthcare a call today. >>> governor, if kitty dukakis were raped and murdered, would you favor an irrevocable death penalty for the killer? >> no, i don't, bernard, i think you know i oppose the death penalty during all of my life. >> 1988. massachusetts governor michael dukakis against vice president george bush. criticized for that answer because that was a painful question from our bernard shaw at cnn and some say his wooden and robotic answer just didn't cut it. they needed to see the human side of michael dukakis. we know the result of that debate. the president and the would be presidents have to be able to think on their feet when they get the questions that seemingly come out of nowhere. they also on the other hand, like me, need very good writers. and president clinton probably had one of the very best. ma his name is michael walidman, now he heads the brennan center for justice at nyu law school. i'm very pleased co-join the program today from los angeles. michael, thanks for being here. this is a wonderful day to talk to you as we count down to this debate this
CSPAN
Oct 27, 2012 8:30pm EDT
campaign. susan estrich ran dead dukakis campaign, what williams. there are liberals but as smart as they come. [laughter] [applause] it is the best that liberalism has to offer they sean msnbc the functional retards and then as i said only sean hannity. this made ted explode and he cites the bill o'reilly. he is middle-of-the-road party believes in gun-control, he loves obama and ted koppel got testy with me. he is not opinionated? i said yes. the buster list america. [laughter] he would agree with me on all of that. [laughter] so then it runs and they have a horrible clip of zero release screaming at some guests. then ted koppel but an coulter says he is not partisan the nav. that is exactly the opposite. it gets to the point* they will take good clip of you say yes then answer the question are you a child molester? [laughter] that is why do mitt romney would shine in these debates. you rarely see him drought talking directly. it is a very narrow clipper they will not show you that. he just says 47% of the country are scumbags. could you show me the clip of that? could i see him sa
FOX News
Oct 9, 2012 8:00pm EDT
dukakis picture in the tank. what about the biker chick on his lap? >> bill: you know, you're much smarter than i am. you're comparing the biden picture with the biker chick on his lap and the michael dukakis picture where he put himself in the tank? are you comparing those two pictures? >> yes, i am saying -- >> bill: you are comparing them. >> a.p. provided six different pictures. >> bill: wait, wait. now, here is how that is so grossly unfair. romney had no idea that little girl is behind her. the little girl was looking at something completely different. so romney did not put himself in a tank. and he did not put a biker chick on his lap. that's the difference. this is a total accident that this happened. the associated press captured it and then in a very sleazy way, used it to denigrate mr. romney. >> glenn beck's web site say they provided six pictures. >> bill: that never, ever should have been published. >> the editors who chose to publish them -- >> bill: whoever sent that out, whatever person sent that out, if i were in charge of the a.p. would have been fired. >> you do
CBS
Oct 3, 2012 6:00am EDT
kitty dukakis were raped and murdered, would you favor an irrevocable death penalty for the killer? >> no, i don't. >> reporter: michael dukakis' numbers dropped after the unfeeling too cool answer. the undecided need reasons to decide. >> substance is more important but demeanor counts. >> people said what, he doesn't think this is important enough to stick around another ten minutes? >> reporter: al gore hurt by his impatient sighing. this year look for this. >> i have never seen as much lying as i have in this campaign. >> that was gary nurenberg reporting. 9 news now and "u.s.a. today" are teaming up for the debate tonight. starting at 9:00 "u.s.a. today" reporters will be fact checking what the candidates say. you can see their analysis on our website wusa9.com. of course a full recap on 9news now at 11:00. >>> right now we have a full weather forecast and everything else for the week ahead from howard. >> a lot of fog out there this morning. they've expanded the dense fog advisory into the shenandoah valley. not just the northern shenandoah valley but the whole valley now. le
MSNBC
Oct 16, 2012 5:30am EDT
presidential race when michael dukakis pictured writing on a tank in a campaign effort to present the candidate as strong on defense. we'll little you decide. and four years ago, governor sarah palin conducted an interview after the election, a few weeks after they lost the election, moments after palin pardoned the turkey for thanksgiving and gave a long interview and just over her shoulder, a not so lucky turkey getting himself ready for thanksgiving with a little help from the guy in the hat. >>> stephen colbert needed a moment to catch his breath after watching the death-defying skydive from felix baumgartner who leapt 28 miles to the earth. >> felix baumgartner became the first man to -- aaaaah! ladies and gentlemen, this proves that our days of human exploration are not over. because we did it! we put a man on the earth. >> still ahead on "way too early," while you were awake, your texts and e-mails are next just ahead. capella university understands businesses are trying to come back from rough economic times. employees are being forced to do more with less. and the need for ca
FOX News
Oct 7, 2012 7:00am PDT
a big boost. we never saw a president dukakis. >> that's for sure. chris, always great to see you and have your insight and experience. thanks. >> thank you, eric. >> chris's interview with kelly ayotte and martin o'malley on "fox news sunday" some debate tips. boy, does somebody need that. debate coach brett o'donnell will give his insight. >>> there's a very rare form of meningitis claiming more lives and it spreads the country. we'll tell you if you're at risk and what you need to do right now to protect yourself. "sunday house call" coming up. it's hard to see opportunity in today's challenging environment. unless you have the right perspective. bny mellon wealth management has the vision and experience to look beyond the obvious. we'll uncover opportunities, find hidden risk, and make success a reality. bny mellon wealth management >>> groovy music and great topics is what we have today on "sunday house call." joining us, dr. david smatty, chief of robotics at the mount sinai medical center. >> and dr. marc siegel. he's also the author of the book, the inner pulse, unlocking
ABC
Oct 4, 2012 4:00am EDT
light. >> governor dukakis rebuttal. >> i can't believe i'm losing to this guy. >> reporter: over the years, the "snl" parodies have sometimes been more memorable sometimes than the debates themselves. >> can i call you joe? >> of course. >> okay, because i practiced a couple of zingers where i call you joe. >> okay. >> reporter: when you think of palin facing off against biden, you're probably most likely to think of this. >> you know, john mccain and i, we're a couple of mavericks. and gosh darn it, we're going to take that maverick energy right to washington. and we're going to use it to fix this financial crisis. >> reporter: the real al gore was so stiff in his first debate -- >> i will put medicare and social security in a lockbox. >> reporter: -- his staff made him watch this. >> one of the keys to the lockbox would be kept by the president. >> reporter: the real john mccain wandered around the stage when he debated obama. and so did "snl's" mccain. the parodies aren't just funny. they can matter. >> as many people will talk about the "snl" skit on monday as talk about the
NBC
Oct 1, 2012 5:30pm PDT
expected to be human. >> governor, if kitty dukakis were raped and murdered, would you favor an irrevocable death penalty for the killer? >> no, i don't, bernard. >> i feel sorry for these candidates because there's a bunch of people sitting around a room right now telling them to do ten impossible things and then at the end saying be yourself. >> reporter: and if you lose the first round you can recover at the next match with a well executed zinger. >> i am not going to exploit for political purposes my opponent's youth and inexperience. >> reporter: even a strong debate performance by john kerry wasn't enough to defeat george w. bush, but debates matter because it's the first chance to size up the candidates in unscripted moments one-on-one. brian? >> andrea mitchell, who by the way will be our fact checker during our live coverage of the debate wednesday night here on nbc. andrea, thanks. >>> more american deaths today in afghanistan. and the rising death toll numbers will bring more question about the mission in a very unsteady region. tonight we have special coverage of that region, ma
MSNBC
Oct 9, 2012 2:30am PDT
win the female vote, george h.w. bush. they favored him over michael dukakis by a single percentage point that day. the number of female voters xeeted every male voter in every presidential election since 1964. >>> all right, let's huddle up around the water cooler to take a crack at the conspiracy theories that were around after the release of the jobs report. >> folks, this .3% drop in the unemployment rate seems just a little too barely better to be true. >> maybe it's a coincidence. the month before the election we have a number that comes out .1 below when the president took office. >> i'm going to go with jack welch on this one. >> how convenient that the rate drops below 8% for the first time in 43 months, five weeks before an election. >> right back to where it was january 2009. >> folks? this is more than a quinhe coul incidence. >> what would explain why after unemployment has been steadily declining for the last year that now suddenly right before the election it declines a little more. please! i think we know what's going on here. >> what are people insinuating here? tha
FOX News
Oct 14, 2012 3:00pm EDT
shot. >> consultant steve murphy worked with dukakis. >> the answer came back, we've arranged for you to ride in a tank, they won't let you ride in a tank without a helmet because it's unsafe. he relented. he should have stuck with his instincts. >> that moment turned into this commercial. >> now he wants to be our commander in chief. america can't afford that risk. >> do ads like that really work? the consultants think they do. >> three, four, five -- >> they still rave about this ad. it ran only once, but was talked about so much on tv, they say it changed all campaigns. it was the first negative ad to use fear and raw emotion. >> 10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1. [explosion] >> these are the stakes. we must either love each other or we must die. >> vote or die. pretty relevant. >> but pretty unfair, a smear on goldwater. >> oh, jeez. >> medicare mckinnon worked on the bush campaign which ran this ad showing the candidates consoling 9/11 victims. >> our president took ashley in his arms and just embraced her, and it was at that moment that we saw ashley's eyes fill up with tears. >> co
CBS
Oct 3, 2012 1:35am EDT
? >> here you go again. >> reporter: you get points. being too cool. >> if kitty dukakis were raped and murdered, would you favor an irrevocable death penalty for the killer. >> no, i don't, bernard. >> reporter: his numbers dropped immediately after the seemingly unfeeling too cool answer. >> substance is more important, but the meaner counts. >> reporter: an impatient george bush checks his watch and suffers for it. >> people said, what, he doesn't think this is important enough to stick around another ten minutes? >> reporter: al gore hurt by his impatient sighing. this year, look for this. >> i have never seen as much lying as i have in this campaign. >> reporter: wow. well, if that happens tomorrow night, it is our goal to let you know. now, look for substance, but look also for the theatrics. watch the candidates when they leave the wings. the first guy to put out his hand to get the handshake, he wants to be the friendliest, to be in control, to have body language that matters. he's going to grab that elbow, and derek, i'm in control here. >> you know what, nuremberg? let's not g
CSPAN
Oct 3, 2012 7:00am EDT
bentsen, the vice presidential candidate with michael dukakis responded to dan quayle where he said -- dan quayle had brought of john kennedy's name and bentsen was ready with their response saying that he knew john kennedy and he said you are not john kennedy. could see quayle in the background looking victimized. guest: let's take a look at a debate moment back in 2000 with al gore and george w. bush. "washington journa[video clip] >> would you to agree on a national patient's bill of rights? >> absolutely not. there is one bipartisan bill that is now pending in the congress. and the insurance companies support the other bill. they like it because it does not accomplish what needs to be accomplished, to give the decisions back to the doctors and nurses and give -- and let you go to the nearest emergency room. it lets you see a specialist if you need to. it had strong bipartisan support but is being blocked by the republican leadership in the congress and i specifically would like to know whether governor bush will support the dingell-norwood bill. >> do you see the differences bet
CSPAN
Oct 22, 2012 5:00pm EDT
. dukakis. >> governor, i'm going to pass on the question i originally planned to ask you, to follow up on your rebuttal to a question andrea asked, and that involves social security. now it is true, as you said, that originally you sought an exemption for social security cola's in this national governors' association vote. but when you lost that vote, you then endorsed the overall freeze proposal. and what's more, you had great criticism of your fellow governors who wouldn't go along as political cowards. >> that is absolutely not true. >> you said it takes guts and it takes will. >> that is absolutely not true. it had nothing to do with the debate on social security. it had to do with the discussion we had had the previous day on the overall question of reducing the budget. >> my question is, aren't you demagoguing the social security issue? >> no, and i have to - [applause] >> i just have to correct the record. that simply isn't true. now, we're not a parliamentary body, the national governors association. we vote on resolutions. if you don't get a two-thirds, then your resolution do
MSNBC
Oct 27, 2012 3:00am PDT
dukakis, a sea of red on the electoral map. bush won coast to coast. there were three states in the upper midwest, an ocean of red that went democratic. iowa, minnesota and wisconsin. it was because the farm economy collapsed in the mid 1980s. the economy was so much worse there than the rest of the country that they wanted to take it out on the reagan administration. they turned on bush and voted for dukakis. everybody else was going for bush. so i see there's a potential there for kind of a flip of that. the economy is strong in ohio. i can definitely see it would probably explain why obama is doing better in ohio than he is nationally. >> steve, thank you for joining us here tonight. do you feel like between now and the election it's essentially just one sprint? do you plan to sleep or take any time off at all? >> i haven't been so far. so why change now? >> thank you. >>> it's a good bet you have not seen the most moving speech by a politician in the last 24 hours. actually it's probably the most moving speech by an american politician in awhile. we have the video tonight. i don
ABC
Oct 14, 2012 9:00am EDT
. in 1988, when michael dukakis was asked about capital punishment and his wife, people said he's cold, he's a te technocrat. in 1992, president bush looked at his watch. and then, donna, there were the sighs or the part of al gore. people said, he's a bit of a stuffed shirt. >> in terms of the importance of "saturday night live" gore aides made gore watch the representations of his debate to show him how he was perceived. do we make too big a deal of those things? the sigh, the smiles? >> you're focused on the substance. here are the policy positions. what your opponent is saying. you get there, it's stage craft and you're like, the eyes and the movement of the hands. >> and the split screens. >> the split screens. i'm sure the president will be advised to look up, smile, and don't roll his eye, just stay foe wcused on candy crowley, as person. george mentioned, i was looking at the numbers. '84, reagan botched the first one. he said he was over trained, overprepared. not quite ready for the first encounter with walter mondale. and in 2004, when, once again, the negotiations and
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